iBA-3501 C&D series

Bench Top PIM Analyzer

The iBA-3501 PIM Analyzer is a complete bench top and rack mounting PIM test solution used with a system controller and intuitive user software. The iBA-3501 D-Series is provided with two test ports allowing reflected PIM testing on either ports, as well as forward IM measurement port-to-port.


  • C-Series: Single port unit for reflected PIM testing
  • D-Series: Dual port unit for reflected and foward PIM measurements
  • Fully configurable frequencies, power and IM products
  • Up to 2 x 46dBm power output
  • Frequency sweep and time trace modes
  • Open circuit protection up to 1 hour with power turned on
  • Kaelus API for easy integration with ATE systems
  • Kaelus PIM server software offers the Engineering and Production modes for flexible user interface.

technical specifications
Residual PIM (2 x 40W)min< -168 dBc(-122dBm), typical < -171 dBc(-125dBm)
IM order3rd, 5th, 7th and 9th order
User interface ports1 x USB Type A
Test portsC-Series: 1 x RF Output (7-16 DIN Female); D-Series: 2 x RF Output (7-16 DIN Female)
Transmit frequenciesTX1: 3660 - 3700MHz
TX2: 3730 - 3800MHz
Frequency increment100kHz
Frequency accuracy± 5ppm maximum, aging ± 1ppm maximum after first year
Power per tone (adjustable)+30 to +46dBm | 1W to 40W
Power accuracy (per tone)± 0.35dB
Receive band (100kHz steps) Low Side Receiver 3500-3600 MHz
High Side Receiver 3850 - 3980MHz
Measurement noise floor< -130 dBm (-135 dBm typical)
Mains power115 - 230V, 50 - 60Hz AC
Power consumption1050W (Maximum)
Dimensions H x D x WC-Series- 264.2 x 508 x 482.6mm | 10.4 x 20 x 19in
D-Series- 355.3 x 508 x 482.6mm | 14 x 20 x 19in
WeightC-Series- 22.7kg | 50lbs
D-Series- 31.3kg | 69lbs
CoolingForced air (100mm gap to be maintained at the rear when rack mounted, 1U spacing recommended between units)
Temperature range+10ºC to +40ºC | +50°F to +104°F (operating)
Ingress protectionIndoor use (or similar protected outdoor environment)
Operational humidity5% to 90% non-condensing
Storage temperature range-20°C to +60°C | -4°F to +140°F
ordering information
PIL-0006Low IM Load
R92-0725Air filter kit - iBA C Series
R92-0726Air filter kit - iBA D Series
CA123506 Outdoor case for iBA-3501C